Programme summary of Azeri ANS TV “Xabarci” news 1600 gmt 6 Jun 12
BBC Monitoring International Reports – Thursday, June 7, 2012
Presenter Nigar Mahmudova
1. 0010 Headlines.
2. 0100 The Armenian armed forces have fired on Azerbaijani positions. A clash is under way on the line of contact between Armenian and Azerbaijani troops at the moment, the TV says.
3. 0113 The Azerbaijani armed forces have thwarted an attack by Armenian troops in Horadiz District. One Armenian soldier was killed and two were wounded in a border clash, the TV says.
4. 0130 The Karabakh bureau of ANS TV channel has reported that Armenian troops have fired on Azerbaijani positions from the Armenian-controlled Yusifcanli village in Agdam District.
5. 0142 Armenian troops are continuing to intensively fire on the village of Tapqaraqoyunlu in Goranboy District. Video shows local residents and the deputy head of the executive authorities of Goranboy District, Baxis Abdullayev, interviewed on the issue.
6. 0344 Armenian troops are continuing to fire the village of Alibayli in Tovuz District. Video shows local residents interviewed.
7. 0600 Five Azerbaijani soldiers killed in a border clash yesterday were buried today; video report.
8. 1017 Following the intensive clashes on the line of contact in the past two days, the Azerbaijani Defence Ministry has issued a special statement. Azerbaijani Defence Minister spokesman Eldar Sabiroglu is shown saying in order to distract people’s attention from domestic problems, Armenia started intensifying clashes on the line of contact.
9. 1207 At a meeting with Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton condemned the latest incidents that occurred on the contact line of Azerbaijani and Armenian troops. She said that the Karabakh conflict should be solved peacefully. Video shows Clinton and Mammadyarov speaking at a news conference.
10. 1419 The Karabakh peace process was discussed at a meeting held between Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. They also discussed energy, economic and political cooperation between the two countries at the meeting. Presenter-read report over video of the meeting.
11. 1511 US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited the 19th International Caspian Oil and Gas Exhibition held in Baku. Video shows the visit.
12. 1542 An ANS correspondent reports silence in the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops.
13. 1645 The General Staff of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces has issued a statement saying that the Azerbaijani armed forces are capable of liberating its territories any time. A total of 10 days are enough to liberate occupied territories, the statement says.
14. 1717 The Azerbaijani Defence Industry Ministry’s enterprise in Sirvan District is producing bullets. Video shows bullets produced in the enterprise.
15. 1908 Report on the demographic situation in Azerbaijan .
16. 2332 Foreign news: the USA.
17. 2407 Presenter signs off. Sport. Weather.
Original Language: Azeri
Original Source: ANS TV, Baku